Humble veggies rise to the occasion

It’s a popular food trend mostly not driven by the desire to lose weight – it’s mostly about the ethics. Sunny Nathan looks the rise of veganism.

Inspired activist leads the push for climate action

Sally Clarke – environmental activist and “change agent”– led a powerful community push for Glen Eira Council to declare a climate emergency. The result was even more powerful than she had expected. Jack Meehan reports.

Keep up or get left behind: Op shop finds an online niche

Op shopping might be all the rage for young hipsters keen to be sustainable, but as the modern market finds other ways to recycle and reuse, op shops will have to get creative to survive. Millicent Spencer reports.

Green “lungs” at risk fears

Development threatens protected environmental areas across Melbourne, says a longtime campaigner. Pieter Clarke reports.

Braving post bushfire “eco-anxiety”

Houses have been rebuilt but the mental health impacts of the February 2009 Black Saturday bushfires are still occurring in Victorian communities. Costa Haritos reports.